Australia October Trade Surplus AUD+11.22bn With Exports Lower on Iron Ore Prices

Australia posted a trade surplus of A$11.22 billion in October exceeding expectations for a surplus of A$11.0 billion. It was the smallest trade surplus since May, amid softening global demand as more countries battled with a resurgence of coronavirus infections. Follows a downwardly revised A$11.82 billion trade surplus in September (from A$12.243 billion). Exports fell 3.0% m/m or A$1.491 billion to A$43.053 billion. Goods were down 3.0% and services fell 6.0% Imports also slipped 3.0 percent on month or A$887 … Continue reading “Australia October Trade Surplus AUD+11.22bn With Exports Lower on Iron Ore Prices”

Traders Market Weekly: All Risk, No Fear, Mania and  inflation

November 7 – 13 2021 FEAR NOT Brave Investors    Strange times But remember The Joker once served as the Iranian ambassador for the United Nations. All Risk, No Fear, Mania and  inflation The Week That Was – What Lies Ahead? Editorial Like a scratched record another week of no fear for US stock markets, risk on is oblivious to cracks appearing in this mania. S&P and NASDAQ closed at record highs for the seventh straight day, NASDAQ up for … Continue reading “Traders Market Weekly: All Risk, No Fear, Mania and  inflation”

Traders Market Weekly: Record Highs, Fed and  Jobs

Join us in our weekly market thread. November 1 – 6 2021 Where have we been and where are we going? Join our weekly market thread on Traders Community… FEAR NOT Brave Investors  Strange times But remember The Joker once served as the Iranian ambassador for the United Nations. Record Highs, Fed and  Jobs The Week That Was – What Lies Ahead? Editorial Another week of no fear for US stock markets, risk on is oblivious to cracks appearing. The … Continue reading “Traders Market Weekly: Record Highs, Fed and  Jobs”

US Coal Generation Increased For The First Time Since 2014 Due To Soaring Natural Gas Prices

The EIA in their STEO expect 22% more U.S.Coal Fired Generation in 2021 over 2020. The increase is from soaring higher natural gas prices. While Coal prices have risen unabatted with supply chain disruptions globally there have risen less than gas in the US.

Traders Market Weekly: Bitcoin, Earnings & Commodities

Join us in our weekly market thread. October 17 – 23 2021 Where have we been and where are we going? Join our weekly market thread on Traders Community… FEAR NOT Brave Investors  Strange times But remember The Joker once served as the Iranian ambassador for the United Nations. Bitcoin, Earnings and Commodity Prices The Week That Was – What Lies Ahead? Editorial Risk On came alive Thursday and Friday this week after Chinese Credit stress and U.S. options expirations … Continue reading “Traders Market Weekly: Bitcoin, Earnings & Commodities”

Record High Chinese Coal Futures Prices After Biggest Coal Producing Region Floods

Coal prices have risen unabatted with supply chain disruptions, China has been partiucarlt bad hot and that just got more critical. Floods closed 60 of the 682 coal mines in Shanxi province, 30% of China’s production.

Glencore Ebitda Soared as Coal Prices Have Tripled Since August 2020

Coal prices have soared with supply chain disruptions, the Chinese trade war with Australia and material shortages. By September 2021 thermal coal price have tripled from a year ago seeing Glencore’s ebitda run rate soar with prices.